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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Definitions for rhapsodize

  1. To talk with extravagant enthusiasm.
  2. To speak or write rhapsodies.

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Citations for rhapsodize
Restaurateur-turned-produce-broker Andy Ayers is never hesitant to rhapsodize about his experiences with locally grown food. Joe Bonwich, "Melon mania," Great Falls Tribune, July, 2010.
I cannot rhapsodize here, as the noted fresco of the Last Supper is so vilely defaced as almost to obliterate all original lines. Annie S. Wolf, Pictures and portraits of foreign travel
Origin of rhapsodize
1600-1610
Rhapsodize connects to ancient Greek rhapsodes, professional reciters of poetry.